"Aquaculture, not the Internet, represents the most promising investment opportunity of the 21st Century."
- Peter Drucker, Management Expert & Economist
2016-12-22Off-flavours in fish
It seems that not only muddy or fishy flavours are to be found in fish-flesh, but geranium, citrus, eucalyptus, caramel, peach or black pepper flavours are also common.
Mohamed Mahmoud, doctoral candidate at the Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy at FAU, identified various off-flavours of fish raised in aquaculture as part of his doctoral thesis. His goal is to discover how to reduce unpleasant musty notes in the taste of fish.
2016-12-13Japan Builds First Offshore Aqua-Farming System
Offshore aquaculture, or open ocean aquaculture, is a type of farming where fish farms are moved some distance offshore. Although it's still only a small fraction of global aquaculture, hopes are high that it will play an increasingly important role in meeting the demand for seafood as the world population continues to grow. Meanwhile in Japan, one company has announced plans to build the country's first large-scale offshore aqua-farming system.